Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 5 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Azure 495 877 969
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 14.08% 16.56% 11.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.49% 50.37% 44.31%
Number of salaries quoted 416 688 771
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,438 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £78,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,165 1,741 2,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.14% 32.87% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,305 1,728
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,675
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 166 £47,500 -9.52% 90
Cambridgeshire -8 162 £57,500 +24.57% 55
Essex +15 90 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Bedfordshire 0 58 £57,500 -11.54% 19
Norfolk -6 15 £40,000 - 8
Suffolk -14 4 £60,000 +17.07% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 244 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 160 (32.32%) Microsoft 365
3 158 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (31.52%) Windows
5 133 (26.87%) VMware
6 131 (26.46%) AWS
7 130 (26.26%) C#
8 126 (25.45%) DevOps
9 118 (23.84%) Active Directory
10 108 (21.82%) SQL
10 108 (21.82%) .NET
11 95 (19.19%) Windows Server
12 94 (18.99%) JavaScript
13 93 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 84 (16.97%) SQL Server
15 82 (16.57%) Firewall
16 77 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 70 (14.14%) REST
18 68 (13.74%) PowerShell
19 64 (12.93%) Linux
20 56 (11.31%) Java
21 55 (11.11%) Python
21 55 (11.11%) Microservices
22 53 (10.71%) HTML
23 52 (10.51%) Public Cloud
23 52 (10.51%) Microsoft Intune
24 51 (10.30%) SharePoint
24 51 (10.30%) Git (software)
24 51 (10.30%) SaaS
25 50 (10.10%) ITIL

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (10.30%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.08%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.05%) IIS
4 12 (2.42%) Confluence
5 10 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.62%) Luigi
7 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.01%) Drupal
8 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.81%) CMS
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.20%) Sketch
4 1 (0.20%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.20%) iTrent
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 160 (32.32%) Microsoft 365
2 131 (26.46%) AWS
3 51 (10.30%) SaaS
4 45 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (8.69%) GCP
5 43 (8.69%) Power Platform
6 36 (7.27%) PaaS
7 33 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
7 33 (6.67%) OneDrive
8 24 (4.85%) IaaS
9 22 (4.44%) Logic Apps
9 22 (4.44%) Serverless
10 17 (3.43%) Azure Functions
10 17 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.22%) Mimecast
12 10 (2.02%) PowerApps
13 7 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.21%) Google Play
15 5 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.57%) Firewall
2 42 (8.48%) DNS
3 37 (7.47%) VLAN
4 32 (6.46%) DHCP
5 23 (4.65%) WAN
6 22 (4.44%) LAN
7 19 (3.84%) NetScaler
7 19 (3.84%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.43%) Skype
8 17 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (3.23%) VPN
10 11 (2.22%) Wireless
11 9 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.82%) SAN
12 8 (1.62%) Network Security
13 7 (1.41%) SD-WAN
14 6 (1.21%) Internet
14 6 (1.21%) MPLS
15 4 (0.81%) VoIP
16 3 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.45%) Power BI
3 25 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.03%) Big Data
7 15 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.02%) Tableau
11 9 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.82%) MySQL
12 8 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.62%) Azkaban
13 7 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.65%) JIRA
3 19 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.23%) Selenium
5 10 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.62%) NUnit
7 7 (1.41%) GitLab
8 6 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.61%) Postman
10 3 (0.61%) Subversion
10 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.40%) Appium
11 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 39 (7.88%) Finance
2 17 (3.43%) Public Sector
3 9 (1.82%) Law
3 9 (1.82%) Police
3 9 (1.82%) Retail
4 5 (1.01%) Automotive
4 5 (1.01%) Electronics
4 5 (1.01%) Games
4 5 (1.01%) Local Government
4 5 (1.01%) Marketing
5 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.81%) Publishing
6 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.20%) Back Office
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (27.88%) Developer
2 76 (15.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (11.52%) Architect
4 54 (10.91%) .NET Developer
5 41 (8.28%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.87%) Analyst
7 32 (6.46%) C# Developer
8 30 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
10 27 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 24 (4.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (4.24%) Support Engineer
14 20 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (4.04%) Technical Architect
15 19 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.84%) IT Engineer
15 19 (3.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.82%) .NET
2 70 (14.14%) REST
3 53 (10.71%) HTML
4 48 (9.70%) CSS
5 44 (8.89%) Web Services
6 38 (7.68%) AngularJS
7 37 (7.47%) React
8 35 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 32 (6.46%) .NET Core
10 27 (5.45%) RESTful
11 26 (5.25%) .NET Framework
12 25 (5.05%) Node.js
13 21 (4.24%) SOAP
14 20 (4.04%) HTML5
14 20 (4.04%) Vue.js
15 18 (3.64%) XML
16 16 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (3.03%) JSON
17 15 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.51%) Public Cloud
2 34 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.82%) User Experience
9 8 (1.62%) Clustering
10 7 (1.41%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.41%) FMCG
11 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.21%) Replication
11 6 (1.21%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.01%) Life Science
13 4 (0.81%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.81%) iPad
14 3 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.52%) Windows
2 95 (19.19%) Windows Server
3 64 (12.93%) Linux
4 49 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (8.48%) Windows 10
6 25 (5.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.64%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.22%) Android
11 9 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.62%) Unix
13 7 (1.41%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.01%) SUSE
16 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.61%) CentOS
17 2 (0.40%) Debian
17 2 (0.40%) VMS
18 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (25.45%) DevOps
3 77 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (11.11%) Microservices
5 50 (10.10%) ITIL
5 50 (10.10%) TDD
6 45 (9.09%) Scrum
7 39 (7.88%) Test Automation
8 37 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (7.47%) Software Engineering
9 35 (7.07%) Migration
10 32 (6.46%) MVC
11 31 (6.26%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.06%) SIEM
13 29 (5.86%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.66%) BDD
14 28 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (5.05%) Change Management
16 24 (4.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 130 (26.26%) C#
2 108 (21.82%) SQL
3 94 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.74%) PowerShell
5 56 (11.31%) Java
6 55 (11.11%) Python
7 27 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 22 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 21 (4.24%) C++
10 13 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.02%) Go
11 10 (2.02%) Perl
11 10 (2.02%) Scala
12 8 (1.62%) Java 8
13 7 (1.41%) PHP
14 4 (0.81%) Rust
14 4 (0.81%) VBScript
15 3 (0.61%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.61%) Ruby
15 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (7.68%) Degree
2 25 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (4.65%) CISSP
4 21 (4.24%) CCNA
5 20 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.63%) CISM
9 10 (2.02%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.82%) CISA
11 8 (1.62%) CCSA
11 8 (1.62%) CEH
11 8 (1.62%) IISP
11 8 (1.62%) ISSAP
11 8 (1.62%) OSCP
12 7 (1.41%) ISSEP
13 6 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.21%) MCSA
14 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.05%) SLA
2 19 (3.84%) QA
3 12 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.02%) NIST
5 4 (0.81%) COBIT
5 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.40%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) GRC
System Software
1 118 (23.84%) Active Directory
2 93 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.49%) vSphere
4 46 (9.29%) Hyper-V
5 44 (8.89%) Docker
6 16 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.63%) Xen
8 9 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.01%) XenApp
12 2 (0.40%) Firmware
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (10.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 44 (8.89%) Ansible
2 44 (8.89%) Kubernetes
3 38 (7.68%) SCCM
4 28 (5.66%) Terraform
5 21 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.83%) Puppet
7 8 (1.62%) QRadar
8 6 (1.21%) PaperCut
9 5 (1.01%) Salt
10 4 (0.81%) Grafana
10 4 (0.81%) Graylog
10 4 (0.81%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.61%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.40%) SCOM
12 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 244 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 133 (26.87%) VMware
3 46 (9.29%) Citrix
4 28 (5.66%) Cisco
5 23 (4.65%) Veeam
6 20 (4.04%) Google
7 18 (3.64%) Sophos
8 17 (3.43%) HP
9 16 (3.23%) Ivanti
10 12 (2.42%) Meraki
11 10 (2.02%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.82%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.62%) AlienVault
13 8 (1.62%) NetApp
14 6 (1.21%) Avaya
14 6 (1.21%) BMC
14 6 (1.21%) Pega
14 6 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.21%) WSO2
15 5 (1.01%) Oracle